A LIMITED EDITION BY ONE OF THE WORLDS FOREMOST AVIATION ARTISTS PAYING TRIBUTE TO THE LEGENDARY DOOLITTLE RAIDERS. INTO THE TEETH OF THE WIND. N the morning of the 18th April 1942, Colonel Jimmy Doolittle opens the throttle to full power to launch his B-25 down the heaving deck of the carrier USS Hornet into a 27 knot gale.
His mission, to lead a bomber strike at the very heart of Imperial Japan. Flying their sixteen-bomber force on a long distance one-way mission, the Doolittle Raiders completed the first strike on Imperial Japan since the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor four months earlier. Together, they completed one of the most audacious air raids in aviation history. This dramatic print was reproduced from the original working drawing that Robert produced in preparation for his painting of the same name. THE SIGNATURES In tribute to the men that bravely carried out this iconic mission the prints are individually numbered and signed by the artist, along with five of the legendary Doolittle Raiders.Jimmy Doolittles Co-Pilot, Crew #1 - Target Tokyo. Flight Engineer/Gunner, Crew #7 - Target Tokyo. Pilot, Crew #5 - Target Tokyo. Navigator, Crew #9 -Target Tokyo. Flight Engineer/Gu nner, Crew #10 - Target Tokyo. Is the perfect opportunity for aviation art collectors and autograph hunters alike to acquire a stunning piece carrying authentic autographs of the iconic Doolittle Tokyo Raiders. YOUR PIECE OF MIND: As a reputable company, if any issues do arise we don't expect our customers to deal with it. The item "Into the Teeth of the Wind Pencil by Robert Taylor signed by 5 Doolittle Raiders" is in sale since Wednesday, April 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "aceshighgallery" and is located in Ojai, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.